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Google Chrome OS On A Stick
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The latest Chrome devices are more affordable than ever, and more varied in their form factors.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 4/1/2015
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IT Life Radio: Working with Millennials
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Join us for the first-ever IT Life Radio show April 1 at 3PM ET.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/1/2015
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10 Apple Acquisitions: What Do They Mean?
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Apple has a habit of buying tech companies. Let's look at its most recent acquisitions and how each might enhance its future.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 4/1/2015
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VMware VSAN: Reality Vs. Hype
Jim O'Reilly, Consultant
Commentary
VMware's Virtual SAN is touted for its performance, lower cost and scalability, but emerging trends such as white-box storage undercut those claims.
By Jim O'Reilly Consultant, 4/1/2015
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Legacy IT Vendors & The AWS Fear Factor
Colm Keegan, Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group
Commentary
The popularity of Amazon Web Services, along with SaaS, means that traditional IT vendors must transform themselves in order to remain relevant in the new cloud era.
By Colm Keegan Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group, 4/1/2015
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Apple Rumor Mill: Disposable Smartphones
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
Well-placed sources leaked news on April 1 revealing Apple's plans for new line of disposable smartphones and accompanying recycling program.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 4/1/2015
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Amazon Buy Button: 1-Click Ordering Minus The Click
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
With its Dash Button and Dash Replenishment Service, Amazon aims to take the Internet of Things mainstream.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 3/31/2015
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3 Big-Picture Themes CISOs Should Track At Interop
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
News
Security programming is great, but Interop offers opportunity to learn about larger trends that will impact security in the coming year
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 3/31/2015
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30% Of Companies Would Pay Ransoms To Cybercriminals
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Factor in under-reporting and the growing sophistication of ransomware -- like PacMan's social engineering scheme -- and the number might be higher.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 3/31/2015
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Microsoft 'Project Spartan': Hands-On Demo
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Project Spartan, the browser designed to replace Internet Explorer, is available for testing on Windows 10.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 3/31/2015
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Gmail Android App Connects Yahoo, Microsoft Accounts
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
In its latest update to Gmail, Google is offering additional support for Yahoo and Microsoft accounts by giving users a unified view of their different email addresses.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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NAS Is Sexy … Again
Andres Rodriguez, CEO, Nasuni
Commentary
Network Attached Storage has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a file-storage tool. Now, a new generation of NAS systems is needed in the cloud to meet enterprise demands.
By Andres Rodriguez CEO, Nasuni , 3/31/2015
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Microsoft's Surface 3 Promises Windows 10, Kills Windows RT
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Microsoft's newest Surface 3 ditches ARM for Intel. It packs a full version of Windows 8.1 and has an upgrade to Windows 10 coming later. The Surface 3 can be a tablet or a laptop. Prices start at less than $500.
By Eric Zeman , 3/31/2015
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MongoDB Counters Couchbase Performance Claims
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
MongoDB test reports superior durability and throughput compared to Cassandra and Couchbase, but is it another case of biased, vendor-sponsored research?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, Enterprise Apps, 3/31/2015
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Healthcare Is Ignoring Cyber Risk Intel, Academia Even Worse
Jason Polancich, Founder & Chief Architect, SurfWatchLabs
Commentary
Healthcare and other sectors are indolently ignoring the process of gathering and using high-level intelligence to focus cyber defenses. Here’s proof.
By Jason Polancich Founder & Chief Architect, SurfWatchLabs, 3/31/2015
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Adobe's Comp CC Layout App Available For iPad
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Adobe is bringing its Comp CC layout application to the iPad through the Apple App Store, giving designers another mobile option for their needs.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 3/31/2015
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PayPal Declares It's 100% OpenStack Cloud
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
After a three-year migration, PayPal says it has implemented its own OpenStack cloud for close to 100% of its operations, making it one of the largest financial services OpenStack clouds in production.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 3/31/2015
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Lebanon Believed Behind Newly Uncovered Cyber Espionage Operation
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Middle East, US, and other targets hit in nearly three-year-old 'Volatile Cedar' cyber attack campaign.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 3/31/2015
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What's Hot In Networking: 7 Key Trends
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
From SDN and network automation to IPv6 and 802.11ac, the big trends in the networking industry demand your attention, and you can find them at Interop Las Vegas.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 3/31/2015
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Interop Hot Stage: Building An Enterprise Network
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
The InteropNet comes to life at Hot Stage. For the first time, InformationWeek is there to cover the creation of this complex temporary network.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 3/31/2015
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